Blogging & Vlogging

This category recognises the initiatives which used blogs and vlogs to successfully and effectively put across views and right messages to the desired audience.

Citizen Media & Journalism

This category acknowledges initiatives by open media enthusiasts who use social media platforms as a channel to broadcast their views, real time stories and pictures for those who are voiceless and may not have any mainstream media platform.

Community Mobilisation

This category recognises group or community efforts and initiatives that use various platforms of social media effectively for social and developmental purposes.

Communication, Advocacy & Development Activism

This category recognises efforts and initiatives that use social media mechanism and platforms as a tool for advocacy, building opinions and converting them into development activism. Initiatives taken to improve online safety and security associated with using social media will be nominated under this category.

Crowdsourcing, Crowd Economy and Crowd Funding

This category recognises initiatives and efforts that turned to crowdsourcing, crowd funding or crowd economy to turn their ideas into reality.

Social Commerce & Enterprise

This category is dedicated to recognising those pioneers who are using social media to attract global audience and leverage them for their socio-commercial products and services.

Women Empowerment

This category acknowledges social media practices that are breaking the stereotypical image of women and projecting women-related issues to find a way towards their empowerment.